2017 Nissan Altima vs. 2017 Toyota Camry

Red 2017 Nissan Altima Interior

When it comes time to buy a new sedan, you may find yourself choosing between the 2017 Nissan Altima and 2017 Toyota Camry. These models are similar sizes, and both are from reliable automakers. While the two models have some similarities, there are enough differences for Texas drivers to easily figure out which one best meets their needs.


Whether you choose the Nissan Altima or the Toyota Camry, you will find yourself with the choice of two engines. The Altima has a 2.5-liter 4-cylidner with 182 horsepower and a torque of 180 pound-feet and a 270-horsepower, 251-pound-foot, 3.5-liter V6. By comparison, the Camry offers a 178-horsepower, 170-pound-foot, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder and a 268-horsepower, 248-pound-foot, 3.5-liter V6. Although the models have engines of the same size, the Altima’s engines feature more power and torque.


Impressively enough, in addition to being more powerful than the Camry, the Altima is more efficient. The Camry can get up to *24 mpg in the city and *33 on the highway. On the other hand, the Altima can get up to *27 city and *39 highway, a significant advantage. The Altima’s range is further enhanced by the fact that it has an 18-gallon tank, compared to the Camry’s 17-gallon one.


Between the various trim levels and engine options, the Toyota Camry offers six configurations.  The Altima takes this one step further, offering seven. This is an important advantage for the Nissan Altima. The greater number of configurations makes it more likely that you will find a sedan to meet your needs. Therefore, you can feel more confident about discovering a Nissan that fits your desired budget and pricing.

Whether you need help comparing the 2017 Nissan Altima to the competition or are ready to take it on a test drive around New Braunfels, Texas, the team at Nissan of New Braunfels is ready to assist you.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.